Man convicted of killing Royal Gorge Bridge & Park night watchman seeks post-conviction relief  Canon City Daily Record

COA says defendant has to pursue claims through post-conviction proceedings  Indiana Lawyer

Post Convictions Relief Act hearing set for convicted killer on Monday  Sunbury Daily Item

COA rejects perjury, ineffective assistance arguments in convicted murderer's post-conviction appeal  Indiana Lawyer

Criminal – Effectiveness of counsel – Sentencing – Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly  Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly

Murderer's post-conviction hearing moved to end of month  Sunbury Daily Item

Prom night murders: Jeff Pelley maintains innocence in Lakeville killings, seeks new trial  South Bend Tribune

McGirt fallout: State appeals courts vacates earlier rulings that dropped state convictions, prison terms  Tulsa World

Philadelphia attorney wanted to be on TV during murder trial, ex-secretary says  Sunbury Daily Item

Oklahoma court reverses McGirt rulings in 4 death cases  Cherokee Phoenix

Judge orders new trial for Lyft driver convicted of rape  Bismarck Tribune

State appellate court allows 51-year-old man convicted of 2002 murder near Antioch to request new trial  Lake and McHenry County Scanner

Opinions Sept. 20, 2021  Indiana Lawyer

Why you need a lawyer when you're involved in a criminal investigation  WOAI

Even With New Evidence, Oklahoma Prisoners' Quest For Justice Is Arduous  Oklahoma Watch

Cynthia Wilder denied trial in Minot murder conspiracy  KFYR-TV

Group has filed more than 1,000 post-conviction relief applications challenging non-unanimous jury verdicts since Supreme Court ruling  The Lens

One of Michiana's most notorious murder cases back in court  WNDU-TV

Opinions Sept. 14, 2021  Indiana Lawyer

Update: former Lyft driver's GSI case vacated  KFYR-TV

PA Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence Of Police Officer's Killer  Daily Voice

Appeals Court Affirms Murder Convictions In Black Case  Greeneville Sun

New trial granted for former Lyft driver convicted of sexually assaulting passenger  KFYR-TV

Judge tosses death sentence in Dru Sjodin slaying  ABC News

Elkhart police chief asks for detective who lied in 2002 homicide case to be fired  South Bend Tribune

State Supreme Court offices to close through Sept. 19  KATC Lafayette News

New DA’s office interim policy removes procedural barriers for people challenging convictions  The Lens

Broken Heart: The Elkhart Police Saga Part 1  ABC 57 News


Roadblocks facing Kevin Strickland's innocence claim nothing new for Missouri • Missouri Independent  Missouri Independent

Lafayette man gets 46 years in twin sons' house fire deaths  Indiana Lawyer

Judge grants post-conviction relief to man wrongly convicted in woman's death  WSMV Nashville

Supreme Court Issues Major Ruling on Post-Conviction Relief Under SB 1437  The People’s Vanguard of Davis

Father receives 46-year prison sentence for causing sons' deaths  Journal & Courier

Opinions Sept. 21, 2021  Indiana Lawyer

Sherra Wright withdraws petition for post-conviction relief  WATN - Local 24

Sierah Joughin's killer seeks a stay of execution  WTOL

Long-ago criminal cases have caused a wave of deportations for Minnesotans from Southeast Asia. A proposed law would give some immigrants a chance at redemption.  Sahan Journal

Multnomah County DA’s office hires defense lawyer Ernie Warren to head the Justice Integrity Unit  OPB News

State redistricting panel changes course on where to count prisoners

Minnesota high court acts fast to keep pardon system in place  Courthouse News Service

Man serving 300 years for 5 murders again denied post-conviction relief

Never-Ending Green Cards for Criminals in 'Budget Reconciliation' Bill  Immigration Blog

Sherra Wright files post-conviction relief petition ahead of hearing  WLBT

Christian Martin sentenced to life in prison for 2015 Pembroke murders  WHOP

Justices hear arguments in juvenile LWOP case of teen who killed brother  Indiana Lawyer

Trump Judges Provide Deciding Votes to Reject Claim that Prosecutor Improperly Excluded Blacks from Black Man's Jury: Confirmed Judges, Confirmed Fears - People For the American Way  People For the American Way

Watch now: Oxygen Network to air program on Bloomington murder case  The Pantagraph

Serial rapist Jason Burdick wants post-conviction relief years after being sentenced

R Kelly accusers share their delight after disgraced singer convicted of sex trafficking  Daily Mail

Post-conviction Relief Request Denied | Crime |  Cape May County Herald

Man convicted in Johnstown shooting gets post-conviction relief request extension

Post-conviction relief hearing scheduled today for "wooded rapist"  WSMV Nashville

Edwin 'Goodie' Magana seeks help making a new life in Spokane after stint in California jail  Yahoo News

Man who pleaded guilty to abusing 13-year-old son seeks post-conviction relief for inadequate representation

Davis appeal for post conviction relief denied by state court  KMAland

Tate seeks new trial, conviction reversal  Clinton Herald

Oklahoma court rules that McGirt decision does not apply retroactively  Norman Transcript

Post-conviction relief denied for convicted Lawton murderer  KSWO

Post-conviction hearing in Facebook murders complete, judges ruling yet to come  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Thorsten Rushing files appeal after post-conviction relief is denied  KSWO

Court: 'McGirt v. Oklahoma' Ruling Applies Only Going Forward, Not Retroactively  KOSU

More defendants file for relief in McGirt wake  Tahlequah Daily Press

Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals denies motion filed in ‘Innocent Man’ case  KFOR Oklahoma City

Appeals court overturns 2005 murder conviction due to false testimony  ABC 57 News

Fish & Richardson Helps Free Mississippi Man On Death Row  Law360

Man sentenced for child sex crimes across Horry County seeks post-conviction relief  WBTW

Tattoo marks lawyer's effort to get new trials for 1,049 Louisiana prisoners  WDSU New Orleans

Nicholas Godejohn–Convicted Murderer of Dee Dee Blanchard–Seeks Post-Conviction Relief  Law & Crime

Terry Sturgis seeks post-conviction relief in murder of his 10-year-old son  ABC 57 News

Myrtle Beach man seeks new trial in 2013 murder. A local politician was his prior lawyer  Myrtle Beach Sun News

AG to Provide Bright-Line Rules for Post-Conviction Relief Cases  Immigration Blog

Far-right cryptocurrency follows ideology across borders  The Washington Post

What FDR got right and Biden got wrong about relief  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Release delayed for convicted Ada killer -  KTEN

Columbia woman convicted of murder in 2010 fails to get sentence reduced  Columbia Daily Tribune

Convicted 'Wooded Rapist' denied a new trial | News |  WSMV Nashville

DA’s office agrees to vacate 22 non-unanimous jury convictions  The Lens

New murder trial affirmed for Elkhart man with mental disability  Indiana Lawyer

7th Circuit dismisses as moot state's appeal of habeas relief in Elkhart murder case  Indiana Lawyer

Man serving life for killing father, teen brother seeks post-conviction relief  The Lawton Constitution

Godejohn Seeks Setting Aside of Conviction in Blanchard Murder  Ozarks Independent

Court ruling that McGirt decision not retroactive a blessing for his district, DA says  Yahoo News

Ex-cop convicted of George Floyd's murder files appeal  Bangkok Post

Triple Murder Conviction Tossed After High Court Ruling on Oklahoma Tribal Land  Courthouse News Service

Convictions for Glen Gore, others vacated | Local News |  Theadanews

State challenging wrongful conviction ruling to Court of Appeals  Indiana Lawyer

Judiciary to decide if McGirt affects Osage County  Pawhuska Journal Capital

$20,000 reward for information about Tarzana couple who fled after fraud conviction  LA Daily News

Giving immigrants a second chance after incarceration  San Francisco Examiner

Court rules Chris Wilson life sentence appeal is frivolous  Clarksdale Press Register

Attorney General Keith Ellison launches statewide initiative to review convictions  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Man convicted in death of abusive woman wants case set aside  Associated Press

Prentiss seeks post-conviction relief  Clinton Herald

Maryland passes bill to expand post-conviction relief  Delmarva Now

Death Row inmate Isom loses final state appeal  Chicago Tribune

In Nation's Incarceration Capital, a New D.A. Is Freeing People From Prison  The Appeal

Case returned to district court for further proceedings  Bonner County Daily Bee

1997 Jorge Murderer Challenges Conviction  Newport This Week

Anne Arundel man, convicted of murder and sexual assault in 1981, denied bail during post-conviction appeal  Capital Gazette